Mark Arsenault is a six-year survivor of colon cancer. He was diagnosed with Stage III colorectal cancer in July, 2009. He underwent chemo and radiation therapy, followed by surgery (anterior resection) in November, 2009, another round of chemo followed by “takedown” surgery in April, 2010. He wrote a blog about his experiences through his journey. His book, titled “Semicolon; Memoir of a Colon Cancer Survivor,” details his experience with colon cancer. Proceeds from the book, benefit The Colon Cancer Alliance.
Mark is also a former smoker. He has worked closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and was featured in this story on the CDC website. Mark also appeared in this CDC Anti-Smoking TV commercial:
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